David J. Atkin

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The present study assesses perceptions of (1) the quality of American graduate programs in communication, (2) the qualities that communication scholars deem important in a communication PhD program, and (3) the adequacy of the number of PhD programs with specific specialties and applications in communication. A national survey of communication faculty and(More)
Utility theory o€ers some suggestions for how people react as the so-called ``television of abundance'' reaches the point where audiences can maximize their interests. Contrasting the interest maximization outlook with the media substitution hypothesis, this study explores cable channel repertoire patterns. A random survey of 319 cable subscribers in a(More)
of Cleveland State University Faculty, Staff, and Students 1999 Alexander, Jennifer Survival Strategies for Nonprofit Social Service Organizations. Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland State University, 1998. Anderson, Earl R. "The Seasons of the Year in Old English." Anglo-Saxon England. Vol. 26, 1998: 231-263. A Grammar of Iconism. Madison, New Jersey: Fairleigh(More)
0736-5853/$ see front matter 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tele.2013.04.002 ⇑ Corresponding author. Address: C202, Macau University of Science and Technology, Avenida Wai Long, Taipa, Macau. E-mail addresses: ymou@must.edu.mo (Y. Mou), david.atkin@uconn.edu (D. Atkin), hanlong.fu@colby-sawyer.edu (H. Fu),(More)
When Smith [The Wired Nation. Cable TV: The Electronic Communications Highway. Harper & Row, New York, 1972] described the ‘‘wired nation’’ some three decades ago, he saw an abundance of content and services that eventually would provide audiences with an almost unlimited menu of options. Almost three decades later, that vision has expanded beyond cable(More)